Monthly Archives: March 2010

Spring Training, Baseball, and Starting Over

Jim Amidon — I have a confession to make and it’s one I make with a little trepidation.   I am a life-long Chicago Cubs baseball fan.   I’m one of those fans who sticks by the “loveable losers” year in … Continue reading

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Stipes Attends AIPAC, Learns US-Israeli Relations

Our students are always involved in study abroad, immersion learning, and other smaller and individual experiences which help them uniquely shape their Wabash education. We’ve recently had small groups of students in Portland, Oregon, and San Francisco, attending conventions. Student … Continue reading

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“To Love the Minds of Young Men”

Steve Charles—My grandson Myca is the first boy I’ve helped to raise from infancy. I have four sons, but the first died before he was born, and I came to know the other three only after I married their mom … Continue reading

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Inspired by Chopin and Paris

Steve Charles—Last week I celebrated Frederic Chopin’s birthday, a first for me. Didn’t really celebrate, I guess. Just yelled out “Happy Chopin’s Birthday” to Tian Tian ’11, who is the only reason I realized that March 1, 2010 was the … Continue reading

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Wabash: Get Involved in Free Clinic

Jim Amidon — I read closely the article Journal Review editor Jay Heater wrote about Wabash President Pat White’s lunch with the League of Women Voters last week. In his story, Jay did a nice job of framing President White’s desire … Continue reading

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Writing That’s “Charged and Alive” with Meaning

Steve Charles—“In his ability to create complex characters and pair them with suspenseful situations, Simmons stands almost unmatched among his contemporaries.” That’s the last sentence from Publisher’s Weekly’s starred review of Black Hills, the just-published 27th book by Dan Simmons … Continue reading

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